Tagged: YP


YP and King L, “Rub A Dub” MP3

Still-underrated “Val Venis” and “Bars”-producer C-Sick delivers another taut, horn-driven beat with “Rub A Dub.” He’s joined by frequent collaborator King L and another resident of Chicago’s East Side, YP, who just released a mixtape … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

YP, “Want Money” MP3

Many Chicago rappers have signed major label deals in 2012, and while Chief Keef’s deal was perhaps the most visible, YP’s was the first. Before he was picked up by Universal, YP built a name … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: YP, “To The Moon”

“To the Moon,” the LoKey-produced lead single from YP’s upcoming mixtape No Doz, is grisly rap-noir. YP came up in Chicago under Bump J, and built his own lane with the release of a series … read more »

POSTED August 7, 2012 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Video: YP, “The Come Up”

Until a few years ago, the Chicago region’s Power 92—a contemporary rap and R&B radio station—was known for DJ Boolumaster’s forays into house music and disco. During his tenure, it wasn’t surprising to hear James … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2012 12:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Freddie Gibbs f. YP, “Something New” MP3

As part of the Closed Sessions series, Freddie Gibbs hooked up with Chicago rapper YP on a recent trip to the city and recorded a new song. The studio engineer played him beats until he … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2010 5:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,